IOCC Helps Syrian Refugees on Chios

IOCC Helps Syrian Refugees on Chios

News from our sister ministry, the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), the official international humanitarian organization of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America: IOCC RELIEF EASES HARDSHIP FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES AND GREEK HOSTS October 20, 2015 (Baltimore, MD)— In spite of worsening weather on...

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Humans of New York Interviews Refugees in Greece

Humans of New York Interviews Refugees in Greece

Have you heard of HUMANS of NEW YORK?  It’s a website Brandon Stanton started when he found himself “between jobs.”  With a camera in hand, he set out to interview the people in New York City.  He finds fascinating people, takes their portrait, and gets a quote.  Brandon has a...

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Aylan Kurdi and Our Failure to Act

Aylan Kurdi and Our Failure to Act

There are few photos that capture the human condition. The firefighters raising the American flag over the rubble of the World Trade Center, the man staring down the tanks at Tiananmen Square, man’s first step on the moon. These photos capture moments of hope, determination, and progress in human history....

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Syrian Refugees Surge into Serbia Seeking Asylum

Syrian Refugees Surge into Serbia Seeking Asylum

July 13, 2015 (Baltimore, MD) One thousand miles separate Syria and Serbia, but the desperation to flee their war-torn country is driving thousands of refugees from Syria, as well as some from Afghanistan and other countries to make the long and dangerous journey.  Their trek is a combination of boats,...

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